Category Archives: Literature

Emasculated – The problem of men writing about sex

Luke Brown writes: When Philip Roth died in 2018 an era of unpalatable writing by men about men seemed to close. Roth, who often wrote about antagonistic relationships, was dogged by accusations of misogyny for his portrayals of women. Carmen … Continue reading

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The Total Freedom Of Science Fiction

Bernie says: You and KMG have been talking about pedophilia in science fiction. What I would point out is that science fiction is kind of like the internet, it’s a free for all. You will find eugenic advocacy in science … Continue reading

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Book Club: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

According to Wikipedia: War and Peace (pre-reform Russian: Война и миръ; post-reform Russian: Война и мир, translit. Voyná i mir [vɐjˈna i ˈmʲir]) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy. It is regarded as a central work of … Continue reading

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Novelists Worth A Look

From the Chateau: * Welsh novelist Tessa Hadley writes some fascinating fiction. Her novels tend to be somewhat episodic, like short story collections tenuously strung together, but there are some magnificent anti-feminist insights in them. Her third novel, “The Master … Continue reading

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Does Jonathan Franzen Belong On The Alt-Right?

Comments at the Chateau: * Houellebecq, along with Tom Wolfe, are the greatest novelists of our age and, not coincidentally, they are also alt-right, neodark, reactoshivvian crimethinkers and sexual market surveyors of unparalleled keen perception. The Left’s causes are exhausted, … Continue reading

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